Samsung NX Mini

Samsung NX Mini is a new Mirrorless Digital Camera with small body and offers 20.5MP 1″ BSI CMOS Sensor with 3.0″ 460.8k-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD. This camera also equipped with Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps, Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC, 6 fps RAW Continuous Shooting at 20MP, Extended Sensitivity to ISO 25600, NX-M 9-27mm f/3.5-5.6 ED OIS Lens. The camera is claimed as the slimmest interchangeable lens camera with the dimension only (WxHxD) 4.3 x 2.4 x 0.9″ / 110.4 x 61.9 x 22.5 mm and weight 6.91 oz / 196 g. The camera will be sold with price of $549.00 starting from early April 2014.

Overall Rating: ★★★★☆



Lens Mount Samsung NX-M

Camera Format 1″ (2.7x Crop Factor)

+ Actual: 20.9 Megapixel
+ Effective: 20.5 Megapixel

Max Resolution 20MP: 5472 x 3648

Aspect Ratio 1:1, 3:2, 16:9

Sensor Type / Size CMOS, 13.2 x 8.8 mm

File Formats
+ Still Images: JPEG, RAW
+ Movies: H.264, MP4
+ Audio: AAC

Memory Card Type microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

AV Recording

Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL

+ 1920 x 1080: 30 fps
+ 1280 x 720: 30 fps
+ 640 x 480: 30 fps
+ 320 x 240: 30 fps

Aspect Ratio 4:3, 16:9

Video Clip Length Up to 29 Min 59 Sec

Audio Recording Built-in Mic: With Video, Mono

Focus Control

Focus Type Auto & Manual

Focus Mode Continuous-servo AF (C), Manual Focus (M), Single-servo AF (S), Touch AF & Shutter

Autofocus Points Contrast Detection: 35


Display Screen 3″ Rear Touchscreen Tilting LCD (460,800)

Screen Coverage 100%

Exposure Control

ISO Sensitivity Auto, 160-12800 (Extended Mode: 100-25600)

+ Type: Electronic
+ Speed: 30 – 1/16000 sec
+ Type: Electronic
+ Speed: 4 – 0 min in Bulb Mode

Remote Control Optional

Metering Method Center-weighted average metering, Multiple, Spot metering

Exposure Modes
+ Modes: Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority, Smart, Wi-Fi

+ Metering Range: EV 0.0 – EV 18.0

+ Compensation: -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)

White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Natural White), Fluorescent (White), Kelvin, Manual, Tungsten

Burst Rate
+ Up to 6 fps at 20 MP
+ Up to 30 fps at 5 MP
+ Up to 15 fps at 5 MP
+ Up to 10 fps at 5 MP


Flash Modes 1st Curtain Sync, Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Fill-in, Fill-in/Red-eye Reduction, Off, Second-curtain Sync, Smart

Built-in Flash Yes

Guide No. 13.12′ (4 m) ISO100 at 24 mm position

Max Sync Speed Electronic Shutter: 1 / 200 sec

Flash Compensation -2 EV to +2 EV (in 1/2 EV steps)

External Flash Connection Proprietary


Continuous Shooting Up to 30 fps

Self Timer
+ 2 sec, 30 sec
+ Custom: 2-30 sec at 1.0 sec intervals

Connectivity HDMI D (Micro), Micro-USB, USB 2.0

Wi-Fi Capable Yes

Software System Requirements
+ Windows: 7, 8
+ Mac: OS X 10.5 or later


Battery 1x B740AU Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 3.8VDC, 2330mAh

Operating/Storage Temperature
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Humidity: 5 – 85%


Dimensions (WxHxD) 4.3 x 2.4 x 0.9″ / 110.4 x 61.9 x 22.5 mm excluding projections

Weight 6.91 oz / 196 g with battery

Video Reviews

Coming soon..

Sample Photos

Samsung NX Mini Sample Photos

- Samsung NX Mini Sample Photos @ Flickr

User Manual

Samsung NX Mini User Manual (PDF)

Click to view or right click and select Save Target As..(Firefox) or Save link as.. (IE) to download

Coming soon..


Listed below are some of the rivals of the Samsung NX Mini.

Sony NEX-F3 Reviews

Overall Rating: ★★★★☆

Fujifilm X-A1 Reviews

Overall Rating: ★★★★½

See also: Compact System Cameras | Samsung

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